One of the most important words in any classroom is RESPECT. A lot of teachers demand it from their students, but often times don’t get it. That’s when they begin to get frustrated and lose their patience with the students. One of the best lessons for new teachers to learn is how to get respect from their students. It starts with the teacher.
A great post that explains how to gain respect from your students can be found at whatedsaid.wordpress.com. Edna Sackson gives teachers 10 practical strategies that you can use to earn this great prize called respect. Believe me, all the education in the world won’t help you reach your students if they don’t respect you.